Harvard Business School, 25 Travis Street (Allston), Room 311
Please join us for the very first Harvard WIT@HBS Dine & Discuss get together at HBS.
Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time: Noon – 1:00 PM (BRING YOUR LUNCH!!!)
Location: Travis Street, Room 311
To get the our Dine & Discuss conversations started, I thought it made sense to start with the broad topic of organizational climate. With all of the recent news highlighting the prevalence of gender bias and sexual assault in the workplace, this felt like a good starting point – though I hope we will have the...
Please join us for our November meeting on Monday, November 13th at 3:30pm in Lamont Library Forum Room. We will have a roundtable discussion about do’s and don’ts, as well as give updates about our mentorship program and how to participate.
** Please bring a friend to the meeting, male or female, and help drive change at Harvard for women in technology! **
Date: Monday, October 23, 12:00pm-1:30pm Location: TBD (I'll send an invite when the location is firm) Agenda: Announcements, Presentation, Q&A with Sara, Networking Details: Author, content strategist, and UX consultant Sara Wachter-Boettcher will give a talk based on her new book, Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, & Other Threats of Toxic Tech—a revealing look at how tech industry biases and blind spots get baked into the digital products we use every day. She’ll discuss where tech has gone... Read more about HarvardWIT/UX groups co-host October event
We hope you can join us for the kickoff HarvardWIT@HBS meeting on October 18 @3:00 pm in Batten 201 at HBS. At the meeting, Donna Tremonte will review the work and accomplishments of HarvardWIT over the past year, with a particular focus on a summer meeting with Harvard’s CIO Council. She will also talk about some of the work ahead for the group in FY18 and ways to get involved. Because WIT will have a couple of meetings on the HBS campus each year, we will also spend part of the time discussing what you all would like to see/experience at those meetings.
Topic: Paving Pathways: A Panel Discussion on Career Trajectories for Women in IT In this session, a panel of four women from across Harvard tell their stories forging career paths in IT. The goal of this interactive session is to share information about what knowledge, skills, strategies and personal characteristics helped them succeed in IT, and what has worked well for them in the Harvard environment. Come join the discussion – bring your questions and insights to enrich and enliven the conversation!